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Christmas Gift Guide Lookbook


60 crafty gift ideas!

Create the perfect gift for everyone on your list, including the foodie, the kids, the hostess, the crafter, and so much more!


Are you making a list, and checking it twice? This Lookbook makes planning for the holidays festive and fun. It’s filled to the brim with dozens of gift-giving ideas that showcase a creative and crafty spirit. Embroidery Library is known for creating beautiful designs with excellent quality. And, we’ve also developed hundreds of projects and tutorials that show creative ways to use the designs. In these pages you’ll find a variety of top tutorials and designs, from bookmarks that you can slip into

cards, to gift baskets for hostesses. As you page through this Lookbook, click on a picture to see the steps for making the item. And, you’ll find links that take you right to the designs used, too. You might be making something special for a traveler, or a foodie, a pet lover, or a book lover. This Lookbook has gift ideas for all of the above, and more. Turn on your favorite carols and pair the sound of jingle bells with the whirring of your embroidery machine.

‘Tis the season for stitching. Enjoy this vast and handy gift-giving guide, and have a fa-la-la-fabulous time creating for Christmas! For the very best in machine embroidery designs, and creative ways to use them, visit our website: www.emblibrary.com. Thank you! Deb Mundinger President, Embroidery Library, Inc.

Gifts For: 3-4. Her

15-16. The Traveler

5-6. Him

17-18. The Foodie

7-8. The Kids

19-20. The Fashionista

9-10. The Pet Lover

21-22. The Coffee Lover

11-12. The Crafty at Heart

23-24. The Wine Aficionado

13-14. The Hostess

25-26. The Bibliophile


Lovely Lace Necklace Charms Project

Enchanted Evening Bag Project

Victorian Sachets, In-the-Hoop Project

Elegant Star of Bethlehem Spray (Applique) & Elegant Star of Bethlehem Flourish Designs

Love with Vintage Flower Fade Design

For Her Wow the woman in your life with a thoughtful present just for her! Gift an embroidered cardigan to brighten her wardrobe, or a cute makeup case to carry essentials in style. Each of the chic and contemporary ideas will put a smile on her face this Christmas morning. 4


Wild Side Muscle Car Border Design

Embroidered Can and Bottle Cozies Project

Camo Carryall Project

Hockey - Dad Design

Embroidered Grill & Golf Towels Project

For Him Whether you’re stitching for your husband, son, brother, nephew, or friend, these guy-friendly gifts are just the ticket this holiday season! Designs featuring sports, hunting, and more are perfect for whipping up modern, masculine style in your embroidery. 6


Cuddle-Up Teddy Bear Project

Finger Puppets, In-the-Hoop Project

On-the-Edge Quilt Project

Minky Baby Block Project

Peek-a-Boo Pals Hoodie Project

For the Kids There’s nothing like the wonder and amazement of a child’s face on Christmas morning. Add a little something to their stockings with kid-friendly embroidery projects! Finger puppets, Teddy bears, and more are delightful for kids of all ages, from the nursery to elementary school! 8


Pet Treat Pouch Project

English Bulldog Sketch Design

A House is Not a Home Without a Dog Design

Beware of Spoiled Cat! Design

Travel Pet Bed Project

For the Pet Lover Celebrate your furry companions with a special surprise under the tree. From pet beds to treat pouches, your four-legged friends will shower you with puppy kisses and kitten cuddles when they see these creative machine embroidery gifts and ideas. 10


Make Do and Mend Design

Hands-Free Pin Cushion Project

Happy Chickadee in Flowers Design

Sewing Tools, In-the-Hoop Projects

Sewing Machine Cover Project

For the Crafty at Heart

Help any sewing sophisticate transform their crafty space with these Christmas gift ideas. From an adjustable machine cover to a handy pin cushion wristband, they’re “sew” nice for embroiderers, quilters, and everyone with a crafty bone in their body. 12


Bottle Aprons, In-the-Hoop Project

Adding Embroidery to Candles Project

Kitchen Towel Bottle Wrap Project

Go Together - Cupcakes and Frosting Design

Canning Jar Covers Project

For the Hostess Don’t show up to a holiday party empty-handed! From a classic in-the-hoop bottle apron to a gift basket full of home-canned treats, these clever and contemporary gift ideas are sure to please any host or hostess. 14


The Mountains Are Calling Design

Luggage Tags, In-the-Hoop Project

A United States Outlines (Vintage) Design Pack

Velvet Shoe Bags Project

TBD Design Dream with Vintage Flower Fade

For the Traveler Bring the adventurous spirit of traveling to your embroidery projects with gifts that will inspire any wandering spirit to hit the road. Whip up a shoe bag for the friend that’s always on-the-go, or treat your free-spirited niece to an uplifting pillow. 16

Bunting Tea Towel Project

Fabric Bowl Covers Project


Help Wanted Design

Heart-Shaped Potholder Project

Placemats to Casserole Cover Project

For the Foodie Give your favorite chef the kitchen of their dreams with embroidery designs and projects that are bursting with flavor. These culinary creations, including an apron, casserole cover, and pot holder, are the perfect gifts for any kitchen maven. 18


Lace Insets for V-necks Project

Peony Spray with Flourish Design

Light & Lacy Earrings

Placemats to Pocketbooks Project

Lightweight Infinity Scarf Project

For the Fashionista Friends and family will walk the red carpet in their embroidered best with these projects that take fashion to the next level. A pair of lace earrings will add a dramatic impact to any outfit; a pocketbook made out of a placemat will inspire anyone to strut their stuff. 20


Take Life One Cup at a Time Design

Too-Hot-to-Handle Coffee Cozy Project

Clothespin Cozies, In-the-Hoop Project

Coffee Fancy Design

Hug-in-a-Mug Coffee Coaster and Rug Projects

For the Coffee Lover If java is what perks your loved ones up in the morning, share these bold projects with them on Christmas day. These piping hot embroidery gift ideas are best served with a mug of their favorite brew. Anybody else ready for a coffee break? 22


Wine o’clock Bicycle Design

Please Don’t Make Me Prove It Design

Home is Where the Wine Is Design

Wine Charms (Lace) Project

Wine Bags Project

For the Wine Aficionado It’s wine o’clock! Give your favorite vino-enthusiast a bottle of their favorite vintage plus one of these wine-theme projects to open on Christmas. A delicious way to share the spirit of the season with your favorite sommelier! 24


Happiness Is Design

Books & Stuff Design

Bookmarks, In-the-Hoop Project

I Read Past My Bedtime Design

Cozy-Up E-Reader Cover Project

For the Bibliophile Librarians, big readers, and avid writers will adore a holiday gift that shows off their favorite hobby. Whether they prefer to read on an electronic reader, or page through a book the old-fashioned way, these literary designs are the perfect choice this Christmas. 26

A Gift for Everyone!

Gift Card Holders, In-the-Hoop Project

Embroidery Library has long been known for excellent machine embroidery designs and inspiring ideas. We’ve been drawing and digitizing designs, here in Minnesota, since 1998. Embroidery Library is 100% employee-owned, and each of us has an artistic nature and creative spirit. Every design we create is absolutely unique -- we don’t use clip art, and we don’t outsource. Get fabulous gift-giving ideas for this year’s visit from Santa with this fa-la-la festive Lookbook! Visit us at: www.emblibrary.com.

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Embroidery Library Christmas Gift Guide Lookbook  

Over 60 crafty gift ideas! Create the perfect gift for everyone on your list, including the foodie, the kids, the hostess, the crafter, and...

Embroidery Library Christmas Gift Guide Lookbook  

Over 60 crafty gift ideas! Create the perfect gift for everyone on your list, including the foodie, the kids, the hostess, the crafter, and...

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